Lori Joy Smith: Illustration & Art

Run Salmon Run

Posted on | July 19, 2014 | Comments Off


The fruits of all of my labours are starting to show themselves, and this one is particularly sweet! Working with Bobs and Lolo was like some kind of amazing dream. They are just like you would expect them to be…  kind, sweet and very encouraging. This book is so beautifully written that illustrating it was almost effortless.

You can order it from the store on their website. It’s available now!

Goodnight Book

Posted on | July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Goodnight Book is out!  Published by the fine Simply Read Books. I was so happy to see it in my favourite local bookstore last week.

I’m planning a fun book launch at the Confederation Center Library… we are thinking a PJ party reading would be most suitable. I will post more here when I know more.



summertime self portrait

Posted on | July 5, 2014 | 2 Comments

I just finished this self portrait for the upcoming “I, Defined” Peake St Group show. This is pretty much how I feel all summer. We are one little unit. If I did a self portrait any other time of the year, I probably wouldn’t have my children growing out of my neck.


Posted on | June 17, 2014 | Comments Off

Norma Jean Maclean, Catherine Miller and I have come together for a show called “Untitled”.

Norma Jean has created some new paintings of her old family homes.

Catherine is displaying her series of sand dollar inspired family portraits.

My work includes a series titled “flower faces” which are made up of collaged together bits of vintage embroidery, doilies and linens.

I also have two Mother/Daughter pieces in the show. The one below is my absolute favourite.

“Untitled” runs at The Guild until June 29. There will be an opening Wednesday June 18 night from 7:00-8:00. Sweets and treats will be provided.

All pieces are available for sale. Please send me an email if you are interested.

New Map!

Posted on | June 9, 2014 | Comments Off

A couple of inquires was all the encouragement I needed… and bam, here it is!

It’s an 8″x10″ limited edition print of my Charlottetown map. Available to purchase in my etsy store, at Cottage Industry in Charlottetown and at the Girl from Away in North Milton and in her online shop.

*each print is signed and numbered and printed on 100% recycled paper.


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